Natural health

6 benefits against painful periods and urinary infections

6 atouts contre les règles douloureuses et les infections urinaires

Painful periods, urinary infections, hormonal imbalances, etc. Whether you are a super mom, a businesswoman or a fulfilled retiree, it is difficult to escape these typically feminine problems.

For these everyday inconveniences, essential and vegetable oils can prove to be real natural allies.

What are the main oils for these problems?

Best friend: Evening Primrose vegetable oil

The ultimate feminine oil! It is ideal for maintaining the health and beauty of the skin thanks to its unsaturated fatty acids. It helps regulate the production of hormones such as estrogen or progesterone. This oil is also recognized for its estrogen-like action in the sense that it provides the same effects as natural estrogens without having the side effects. The symptoms of difficult or irregular periods are therefore greatly reduced in the majority of cases.

In addition, many pre-menopausal women testify to its effectiveness on hot flashes thanks to the anti-inflammatory action of fatty acid (GLA) associated with the estrogenic effect. Finally, during a hormonal imbalance , it is possible to regularize the cycle thanks to a treatment of evening primrose whatever the age.

Did you say disruption? Fennel essential oil

Thanks to its numerous properties, Fennel essential oil has multiple indications, particularly for typically feminine problems. It is therefore an essential ally to have in your aroma library.

Indeed, Fennel essential oil addresses all the inconveniences of the hormonal cycle: painful periods, late periods, heavy periods, nervousness. Thanks to its many benefits, it helps in particular to calm pain, spasms and cramps during this period.

Did you say pain? Ginger essential oil

Ginger root, well known in Asian cuisine, has long been recognized for its anti-inflammatory and decongestant properties. On the hormonal cycle, it is what will relieve us in cases of constipation, painful periods, a swollen and sensitive stomach but also in cases of nausea.

Currently, several double-blind, placebo-controlled studies have established the effectiveness and safety of ginger in the treatment of pregnancy nausea and post-operative nausea .

Did you say nervousness? True lavender essential oil

A true gateway to aromatherapy, we know true lavender essential oil for its calming action on the nervous system and for its pain-relieving action . Very effective against cramps , it can be an asset against the inconveniences linked to the period of periods .

Its perfect safety, its excellent tolerance, combined with its unfailing effectiveness have certainly contributed to the essential role it occupies in any aromatic pharmacy worthy of the name. The extensive number of indications treated by this essential oil places it as a universal panacea .

Did you say nausea? Peppermint essential oil

Peppermint essential oil is also a great essential in the land of essential oils. It is useful for nausea , vomiting and motion sickness . It helps maintain the health of the urinary tract. In addition, this oil can provide a real boost in the event of fatigue . Its properties are mainly analgesic, antispasmodic, anti-nausea and digestive tonic.

Headaches can sometimes appear during your period; peppermint essential oil will provide instant relief. Apply 1 drops to the neck and neck, you will feel an immediate sensation of freshness .

Did you say infection? Oregano essential oil

Oregano essential oil is a particularly powerful oil. It has demonstrated leading antimicrobial, antiviral, antiparasitic and antifungal action . It therefore covers a wide spectrum of actions. It is a sort of “killer” of germs and its handling therefore requires certain precautions. It is best swallowed in ready-made capsules (for adults and children over six years old).

Common oregano essential oil will help fight viral and bacterial infection and stimulate immunity, particularly in the case of cystitis problems. This oil can also be taken with classic antibiotics to enhance their activity.

All of these oils with the exception of oregano can be used topically and/or sublingually depending on the symptoms. It is important to respect the specific rules of use for each of them.

The Aromafemina range, a complete solution

For all those reluctant to mix these oils yourself, Pranarôm has designed a new range that is easy and simple to use and transport: Aromafemina .

Find in capsules all these essential and vegetable oils combined and dosed to obtain maximum results . There are three capsules targeted according to three feminine themes:

There are many essential oils that can act effectively for female well-being. They prove to be major and effective assets for treating and rebalancing the body in a natural way in the face of each problem encountered throughout a woman's life.

Symptoms of a urinary tract infection during your period

UTIs can happen at any time, but they can be especially concerning when they occur during your period. Its symptoms, often confused with normal manifestations of the menstrual cycle, can cause discomfort and require medical attention. It is important to note that all of the symptoms below are not systematic and may vary between each individual.

  • Pain or burning when urinating: When you have a UTI, it can cause a burning sensation or pain when you try to urinate.
  • Increased frequency of urination with little urine produced: you may feel the urgent need to go to the toilet more often
  • Cloudy or smelly urine: When an individual has a urinary tract infection, their urine may have an abnormal color. The smell of it may also be different from what is usual.
  • Feeling of pressure in the lower abdomen or back: kidney problems can also cause pain in the lower abdomen and back, particularly in the pelvis.
  • Fever: In some cases, a person with a UTI may also have a fever.